Making Art in Venice. Since 1969

The Scuola Internazionale di Grafica

The Scuola Internazionale di Grafica di Venezia is an international institution located in the heart of historic Venice.

Since its foundation in 1969, the Scuola has welcomed artists and students worldwide. It has also established affiliations and engaged in collaborative projects with international universities, museums, guilds and biennales.

Venice Educational Art Workshops

Study Abroad in Venice & Educational Workshops for School Groups

The history of the printing press

The Scuola offers a series of educational workshops to groups of college and high school students who are visiting Venice with their professors.

These 3-4 hour immersive workshops focus on the history of the printed image and the printed text.

Study Abroad Programs

The Scuola  is affiliated with Italian and international institutions. We have hosted innumerable university programs.

International students work side by side with Italian students and resident artists from all over the world in a multi-cultural and multi-generational environment.

Artists Residencies in Printmaking & Book-Arts

Making Art in Venice

The Scuola Internazionale di Grafica di Venezia offers 1 to 12-week studio residencies to professional and practising artists throughout the year. Projects can include printmaking, book arts, drawing, painting, illustration and calligraphy

The Resident Artists have access to the Scuola’s studios seven days per week. The Scuola is located in the heart of Venice and is equipped for most printmaking methods, including lithography, letterpress, intaglio, and less-toxic techniques.

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You may print your editons in the Scuola's equipped printshop.


Our intensive 6-hour Workshops are structured to be suitable for both beginners and experienced participants. The language of instruction is Italian and English.